(photo credit: Mike Coltrin)

Recreational opportunities abound in the Sandia Ranger District.A tabloid titled “Visitor Recreation Guide and Map to the Sandia and Manzanita Mountains” is available at the Sandia Ranger Station and The Upper Tram Terminal and Crest House Visitor Centers.

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Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.    — John Muir